Lecture/Recital: The Brilliance & Tragedy of 20th Century Composer, Fernande Breilh-Decurck (1896-1954) with co-presenter, Dr. Matthew Aubin, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:30AM
Scholarly lecture with a performance of the first movement of Decurck's Concerto for Harp & Orchestra (1944), reintroducing this beautiful concerto to the harp world. This piece was dedicated and written for renowned French harpist, Pierre Jamet.
Chen-Yu Huang is Assistant Professor of Harp at Michigan State University, serves as Principal Harpist of the Ann Arbor Symphony and Jackson Symphony in Michigan, and is a member of the Formosa Trio. She teaches for the Community School of Music in East Lansing and the Blue Lake Fines Arts Camp. Born and raised in Taiwan, Ms. Huang holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in piano performance from the National Taiwan Normal University, and the Master of Music, Artist Diploma, and Doctor of Musical Arts in harp performance from the University of Illinois studying with Ann Yueng. Ms. Haung was the first harpist to win the Krannert Debut Artist Award (2010) and Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship (2010-2011).
Introduction to the work of Fernande Breilh-Decruck
Sonata in C sharp minor for alto saxophone (1943), III. Fileuse